Djembe and Mande Music/Mande Cross Reference
(last revision 2006 Jan 5 Thu)
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NAME OF RHYTHM: Sorsonet (Sorsoner, Sorsornet, So Surey)

 
COUNTRY: Guinea, Boke region (Mamady Keita) 
Guinea, Southern coast (Abdoulaye Sylla)

 
OTHER NAMES: 

 
REGIONAL/ETHNIC GROUPS: Baga (Mamady Keita, Lansana Kouyate)

 
RELATED RHYTHMS: 

 
RECORDED EXAMPLES INCLUDE:  (TR)aditional, (BA)llet, (MO)dern or (PO)p arrangement 

PERFORMANCE CDS:
Nankama Mamady Keita fmd 195 Track #5 (TR)
Takadja Takadja 13097-2 Track #9 (MO)
Diya Les Merveilles D'Afrique MC-1 Track #2 (BA) (3:10)
Salia Africa Soli 007 Track #2 (TR)
Mariama Marcire Sylla DME 20 Track #4 (PO)
Percussion Collective Stephan Rigert Track #4 (TR)
Listen Inanna Track #5 (PO)
Guinee Fare Jason Hann Track 5, 11 (MO)
Matchowe Momo Wandel Soumah Buda Track 5 (PO)
Djembe: Percussions D'Afrique Various Buda 82976-2 Track 3 (BA)
Wongai Youssouf Koumbassa Track 13, 14
Baraka Adiya Mohamed Lamine Bangoura Track 9
Skin and Bone                Inanna Track 2
IYO Wofa      1983132
Yonmilabanlo      Tamani    Track 7
United Bomidele Dancers and Drummers BDD-03 Track 1

PERFORMANCE CASSETTE:
Mandeng Djeli Lansana Kouyate LKP 001 Track A-5 (TR)
Les Ballet Bagata Youssouf Koumbassa YK 001 Track A-3 (BA)
Aloha Africa Ousmane Gallo Soumah Track A-2 (MO)
Sakodougou N'Toman Keita Track B-1 (BA)
Tribute First Circle (MO)
Traditional Rhythms of Guinea Abdoulaye Sylla Track A-5 (TR)

PERFORMANCE VIDEO:
Les Ballet Bagata Youssouf Koumbassa

PERFORMANCE VINYL:

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO:
Let's Go Wongai! (Vol 2) Youssouf Koumbassa (Dance Instruction)

INSTRUCTIONAL AUDIO:
Speaking Drum Kalani
African Drum Rhythms Study Guide Lennart Hallstom
Live Djembe: Traditional African Rhythms Daniel Genton
West Afrikaanse Percussie Ponda O'Bryan
Play-Along Series               Michael Markus

WRITTEN NOTATION SOURCES:
A Life For The Djembe: Traditional Rhythms of the Malinke Mamady Keita / Uschi Billmeier
Drum! Magazine Vol 6, 7
Speaking Drum Kalani
Folila Rhythm Catalog
http://www.xs4all.nl/~kaztam/index.html
Paul Janse
WAP Pages
http://www.wappages.info
Paul Nas
West Afrikanische DjembeRhythmen Stephan Rigert
African Drum Rhythms Study Guide Lennart Hallstrom
Fankani Website
http://www.xs4all.nl/~aprak/fankani
Albert Prak
YAPP
http://stud1.tuwien.ac.at/~e8725865/htmls/djembe.html
Raphael Kronberger
S.H.A.R.E. 
www.djembe.net/share
Lennart Hallstom
JAV Percussion site
http://users.pandora.be/jv/ritmes/rtmctl.htm
Jan Verhaert
Live Djembe: Traditional African Rhythms  Daniel Genton
West Afrikaanse Percussie Ponda O'Bryan


NOTE: Ordering information for all recordings is available at:

Instructional Books, Tapes, CDs, & Videos on Mande Style Drumming
Mande Style Djembe/Dunun Performance CDs
Mande Style Djembe/Dunun Performance Tapes
Mande Style Djembe/DununPerformance Videocassettes

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